RTAI Annual Convention 2022

The 2022 Annual Convention was held in the Croke Park Conference Centre on Wednesday 6 April. It was a great day for the association as it was our first significant face to face gathering in over two years and hopefully marked the rebooting of activities after a long...

Benchmarking Award to be paid

Using the sectoral bargaining provision of the current pay agreement, the INTO has reached agreement with Departments of Education and Public Expenditure on a number of outstanding claims.             The most significant outcome is payment of the long-standing award...

Resumption of Branch Activities

In light of the easing of Covid regulations, it is planned that all branches will resume normal activities. Branch secretaries are busy planning summer meetings, which will now go ahead in person. Branches are encouraged to resume as many of their usual activities as...

Working as Substitute?

Welcome change to abatement rules   Earlier this year the Department of Education issued Circular 3/2021 which stated that the first 50 days worked by a retired teacher, in a calendar year, would not impact on the retiree’s pension. However, the circular stated...

Pension Increase 1 October

The current pay agreement Building Momentum provided for a 1% increase in public service pay and pensions from 1 October last. This increase, inclusive of back-pay from October 1st, has been applied to pensions issued on 11 November. Under the Building Momentum...

Just Retired?

Now that you have finally left teaching, we in RTAI would like to wish you many years of happy, fulfilled and active retirement. We would be delighted if you would join 10,000 fellow members and avail of all the activities and services we have to offer.   You can...